Mirrorless cameras are the go-to cameras for photographers these days. Mirrorless cameras are pretty much like the DSLR, if not even better. Unlike the DSLR, mirrorless cameras do not need a reflex mirror and do not have an optical viewfinder. Instead, they have electronic viewfinders (EVF). They are also much smaller in size, which makes it really convenient for travel. Here are 10 mirrorless cameras options you may just want to consider.
Mirrorless 4K camera for portraits with selfie screen
Price from SGD799.00
Capture true-to-life selfies and portraits with the Lumix GF9K mirrorless digital camera. The 4K feature and beautifying functions will allow you to take perfect selfies while its background control and panorama mode feature allows capture of beautiful portraits. This camera is a suitable accessory for all occasions courtesy of its stylish design.
SGD 1,699.00 (with Fujinon XF 18-55mm lens)
The X-T20 is an upgraded version of the X-T10 with better features and a less expensive, slightly modest version of the X-T2. In comparison to the X-T10, the X-T20 upgraded their autofocus system, has faster burst shooting and has 4K video capture. It is good for shooting thanks to its UHD 4K or Full HD 1080p video. It also comes with film simulation for photos and videos. The sleek built of the X-T20 incorporates a 2.36m-dot electronic viewfinder and 3" 1.04M-dot tilting touchscreen LCD for ease of use.
The Olympus PEN E-PL8 is the perfect camera for vlogging. It works great with moving subjects due to its 8.5fps of continuous shooting rate. It has full HD 1080p/30 video recording features and a 3-axis sensor-shift type VCM image stabilization. Best of all, the flip-touchscreen interface has been added with new controls for video selfies, clip-making, exposure brightness adjustments and art filter applications.
This camera comes with a built-in 5-axis digital image stabilization feature, which minimizes the effect of shaking and can be used while moving around. The best feature of this camera is perhaps its connectivity to Bluetooth, which is a rarity among other mirrorless cameras. The feature allows for the camera to be connected to your smartphone at all times.
For its price, this mirrorless camera is a steal. It comes with 18.0-megapixel APS-C size CMOS sensor and hybrid CMOS AF II. It also has a 180° tilt-type touchscreen LCD and a self-portrait mode. The camera is not only lightweight, the features are relatively straightforward which makes it convenient for beginners.
Nikon exceeded expectations when this model was released as the world’s first waterproof and shockproof interchangeable-lens camera. It’s waterproof to depths of 49.2 feet and withstands falls from heights of 6.6 feet.
You also need not worry about the colour quality of underwater images due to the camera’s colour compensation feature. The camera is versatile in all conditions and ideal for travel. Besides, it is rare for mirrorless cameras to have an inbuilt GPS and geotagging feature.
SGD 2,549.00 (with FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens)
Here is one for you astrophotography enthusiasts and night sky lovers. Even in low light sensitivity up to -4EV, you will never miss a single detail of the shooting star you captured with the existing BIONZ X image processor. Besides, the camera also has a sensor for expanded sensitivity to ISO 409600, 5fps continuous shooting and intuitive autofocus. All of these functions combined makes the camera ideal for astrophotography.
Do not be fooled by the size of this Sony alpha A6000 digital camera as this lightweight camera has features as good as any other mirrorless cameras, if not better. Supplementing the 1080i/p full HD video recording feature, the camera also comes with an inbuilt microphone and capacity to record audio. Additionally, it comes with a multi-Interface shoe for attaching microphones, continuous light or external flash.
Ideal for multimedia image makers and landscape shooting, this versatile model comes with 4D FOCUS with 425 Phase-Detect Points. It is adept to different lighting conditions, courtesy of the high-density tracking AF. You can also obtain sharp and focused images by highlighting sharp edges of contrast made possible by the peaking MF function.
Combining reviews from several sources, it is safe to say that the Sony Alpha a7R III mirrorless digital camera is perhaps one of the best mirrorless cameras in the market, especially for professionals. Categorized by its high resolution of 10fps at 42.2MP, this full-frame camera also comes with the latest Exmor R CMOS sensor. It is one of the best high-end mirrorless cameras out there, albeit its price.
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